New York is a party! It’s the deepest cut for Trump

By Nikhila Natarajan
New York, Nov 8 : Hastily scrawled signs screaming “You’re fired”, “Bye, bye Trump!”, “Don’t be a sore loser!” and chants of “Ka-ma-la, Ka-ma-la, Ka-ma-la” – the sights and sounds of New York City on November 7, 2020 must be especially hard for US president Donald Trump.

Rarely has a president’s hometown been so delighted by his defeat.

New York, where the president’s gold-ish and eponymous ‘Trump Tower’ is located, has gone absolutely dizzy celebrating Joe Biden’s victory in the US 2020 election.

A trombonist played ‘Hail to the Chief’ on the stairs outside his home, others looked out of their balconies, smiling and blowing kisses in the wind.

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“Couldn’t care less!” is how revelers are reacting to Trump’s promised legal fight.

Banging pots and pans, popping champagne bottles, honking, dancing and singing and the sound of cowbells – it’s all happening here and it’s going to continue all day and through the night.

“It feels like we’ve been lifted out of some oppression,” said a young woman, while bobbing to the ambient music blasting through Times Square.

“It looks like joy but it’s just a huge, huge relief. I can breathe easy now!,” said an out of work theater actor.

New York Times posted its Sunday Page One a full day ahead. In it, a vertical picture of Biden and Harris with a three word banner headline: Biden beats Trump.

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“Character matters after all, thank god”, said a Broadway actor.

Mary Trump, the president’s niece, posted a photo tweet, where she’s holding a glass of bubbly: “To America. Thanks, guys.”

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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